Translation of "adrift" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /əˈdrɪft/ us

If a boat is adrift, it is moving on the water but is not controlled by anyone because of a problem. (of a boat) moving on the water but not controlled by anyone because of a problem

a la deriva
He spent three days adrift on his yacht.

If a person is adrift, they do not have a clear purpose in life or know what they want to do.

Da Silva plays a bright, lonely student from New York, adrift in small-town Arizona.
go/come adrift informal

to become loose

The hem of my skirt’s come adrift again.

(Translation of “adrift” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective, adverb /əˈdrift/


a la deriva
The boat was adrift on the open sea.

(Translation of “adrift” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)